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U.S. Supreme Court, Unfairly, SNUBS The New Hampshire ‘Free The Nipple’ (Kia Sinclair et. al.) Appeal.

by Anura Guruge


Click image to access the original “The Hill” coverage.


The February 8, 2019,
New Hampshire Supreme Court
Opinion on Kia Sinclair et. al.

Click to read my post from last year.


New Hampshire Supreme Court
ruling was gobbledygook.

Click to ENLARGE and read here. From the ‘Union Leader’ @ unionleader.com


This NH Supreme Court ruling upset me GREATLY.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s, extremely unfair & arbitrary snub, has me seeing red.

This is wrong very wrong.

We should not have this discrimination — especially not enforced, unilaterally, by a city.

Not sure what happens now. I guess the lower court, i.e., N.H. Supreme Court, ruling prevails. That is just NOT right.

I am sure Kia et. al. are looking at other legal options.

Maybe the new mayor, the Admirable Andrew Hosmer might look into this. He is a lawyer and has a calm, level head.

I was a big supporter of Kia Sinclair when she started ‘Free The Nipple‘. Then we found out that there were NO State Laws in NH that forbid the display of nipples. I thought, obviously incorrectly, ‘CASE CLOSED’. Kia Sinclair was right. I was wrong. Case was not closed. We have to continue to fight.

And I am back on the case. This has to end. As the photo below clearly shows I try to go topless most days during the NH Summer. I consider it a right. If I can go topless then Kia Sinclair should also be allowed to go topless.

This is so inane. So, New Hampshire.

August 23, 2015 — Hampton Beach, NH.



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So Delighted & Relieved That Andrew Hosmer, A Great Person, Will Be The Mayor Of Laconia, N.H.

by Anura Guruge


From WMUR.com (N.H. local TV). Click to ENLARGE and marvel.


Click to access my post from 3-days ago.


This is great news. I was waiting for the results, on tenterhooks, all day. I kind of knew he would win, but you can never be sure.

Andrew Hosmer will be a GREAT MAYOR. Just what the doctor ordered for Laconia. Laconia will enjoy a renaissance under Andrew’s benevolent leadership.

I don’t live in Laconia, but I am sure glad for those that do. Life will be better with Andrew Hosmer.

Rejoice. A great day for Laconia.

He is genuinely good man.

Did I already mention that I was happy?

SMILE.


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by Anura Guruge

Andrew Hosmer, Hopefully The Next Mayor Of Laconia, Is A Very Decent, Honorable Human Being That Transcends Petty Party Politics.

by Anura Guruge


Click to access the Facebook page for his mayorship.



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I have known Andrew Hosmer for 8-years. He is a very good friend of a very good friend of mine. I got to know Andrew through her. Yes, we campaigned for Andrew in 2012 & 2016. So, he is someone I have interacted with — in person, both socially and ‘officially’.

I can tell you, with total conviction & conscience, that he is a very genuine, decent and honorable human being. Andrew Hosmer truly is ‘salt of the earth’. You can rely on him to do the right thing. You can trust him.

He is genuinely good man.

You can’t, and you shouldn’t, try to typecast him by party politics. Andrew Hosmer transcends politics.

Judge him as a man and you will be amply pleased and rewarded.

He will make one heck of a Mayor for Laconia. Of that I have no doubt.

Some of you may know that I have known the current Major, Ed Engler, for close to 20-years. Interestingly they are similar men! Ed is a good guy. So, is Andrew. Ed Engler to Andrew Hosmer is the perfect, logical and only sensible transition.

Andrew Hosmer reminds me of a New Hampshire legend — Ray Burton. I also knew Ray Burton. Ray also transcended politics. Ray always did the right thing — as will Andrew.

So, please make sure Andrew Hosmer is the next Mayor of Laconia. He will be a GREAT Major. He will make Laconia Great Again.

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New Hampshire Democrats, At Gilford ‘Old Home Day’ 2016, Looking Happy & Motivated As Ever.

by Anura Guruge


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I just happen to show 3 of my FRIENDS here — Lisa DiMartino, of course, running for State Rep, debonair Andrew Hosmer, running, as an incumbent, for New Hampshire State and “Mr. Nice Guy — Ever”, Mike Cryans, running for New Hampshire Executive Council.

And then there is Lisa’s surrogate daughter who has campaigned for Lisa since 2012, when she was 11 years old.


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Definitely Worth Reading OpEd In ‘The Sun’ On Medicaid Expansion In N.H. By Our Local Senator, Andrew Hosmer.

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Andrew Hosmer, the perfect gentleman — Nov. 8, 2013.


Click to access 'The Laconia Daily Sun' of June 6, 2013 with this OpEd on page 7.

Click to access ‘The Laconia Daily Sun’ of June 6, 2013 with this OpEd on page 7.


AutoServ In Tilton, NH Opens A Gym For Employeess & Customers. I Am Impressed.

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Was in Friday, January 18, 2013 edition of ‘The Laconia Daily Sun’. Click to access their Website.


We have yet to buy a car from them. The last car we bought, actually leased, was a Kia from TeamKia in Concord and they impressed as mightily.

But the J.P. who married us 10 years ago, John P. Kimball II, now works there as a salesperson and we got to know the ‘owner’, now NH Senator Andrew Hosmer during the election. So things might change.

But, I was impressed to read about the gym. It is definitely good for the employees. I have heard, from John, that they have quite a nice restaurant/cafeteria for employees and customers. So, this makes double sense. Not sure I want to exercise while I am waiting for them to fix my car — though I will confess that it is an option to think about. We usually get a shuttle to take us to a shopping mall.But, this is good. Bravo, AutoServ. Maybe I will buy my next vehicle, most likely a van, from you. Cheers.

Us with John Kimball, of AutoServ, having dinner at the Sea Bird, Wolfeboro, on New Year’s Eve 2013 — the eve of our 10 year anniversary; John having married us.

We Visited The New Hampshire State House In Concord. Part I (of many to come)

Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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Yes, this is the impressive, iconic, white edifice with the ever shining gold dome, completed in 1819 and now having the distinction of being the oldest state house in the U.S. where the legislature still meets in the original chamber. [Some simplify that to say that it has the oldest ‘working’ chamber.] Our visit was for home-schoolers. It was organized by the same lady that arranged the equally successful and rewarding trip to the UNH ‘Know the Coast‘ day in October. It was originally going to be on Thursday, but got postponed till Friday because of the Nor’easter. We had to be there at 10 am. We had to first shovel the drive again and clear up the approach to the mailbox before we could leave. Since it was a ‘holiday’ parking wasn’t a problem and we parked right behind the State House, at a meter, with six quarters for 2 hours.

We lucked out in multiple ways. There were only three families the group just met the minimum 10 requirement for a guided tour. Furthermore, though their was another tour at the same time for a troop of boy scouts, we got the Director of the State House Visitor’s Center, Virginia Drew. She was good. She has been doing this for 12 years. She was knowledgeable, engaging, friendly and very helpful.

I was surprised how ‘open’ the State House is. I know it is the people’s house, but it was different. You just walk in. Everybody was ultra friendly. It was a good visit, a good tour. I was impressed. It was my first time. Devanee had gone with her school in Grade 4, as is the norm. Deanna had never been, and neither had Teischan. I am going to go again. See NH government in action. That we know a few legislators will make it even more fun. We got to see where Senator Andrew Hosmer will be sitting. Teischan even tried it out.


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New Hampshire Governor's Office, State House, with the Christmas trimmings.

Governor’s Office with the Christmas trimmings.

NH House Senate Chamber.

Teischan getting a one-on-one from our tour guide, the Director of the Visitor’s Center, Virginia Drew — in the Senate Chamber.

Virginia Drew with Barak Obama

That is our guide, Virginia Drew, the Director of the Visitor’s Center with one of the many visitors that call in. She is the one on the right.

Anura Guruge December 28 2012 at the New Hampshire State House

Trying out one of the tall chairs at the back of the Senatorial Chamber. It was very comfortable.

Ed Philpot Re-Elected As Chairman, Belknap Country Commission. Very Nice. Very Good. ANOTHER Win For Us.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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Ed is a good guy, even if he is a lawyer (just like Andrew Hosmer). Ed really is one of those folks that will literally give you his shirt off his back. From what I recall, he doesn’t seem to charge much for his legal services — though it is possible he felt sorry for me (which is easy to do) and kind of charged me just a notch above pro bono. He is a good lawyer and as such very busy.

Click here for a picture of me talking to Ed at the Jill Biden event in Laconia.


Ed Philpot’s victory from today’s Laconia Daily Sun. Click to ENLARGE.

Andrew Hosmer, The Perfect Gentleman (Though A Lawyer), Wins HUGE In NH Senate District 7. Great News For NH.


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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The first time I met Andrew Hosmer was at this year’s Laconia Multicultural Day when he was doing the rounds. We chatted briefly and I was hugely impressed. I introduced him to a ‘friend’ from Gilford who had lost his job at Hannaford’s. Andrew spent a lot of time talking with him. I decided that I was going to follow Andrew. I was not disappointed. Then I found out that my friend Lisa DiMartino, who also just won a seat in the NH house, was acting as Andrew’s fiscal agent. For me the deal was done. I was not just going to follow Andrew, I was going to root for him though Alton (where we live) is outside of his District 7. I am glad I did. Andrew has done all of us PROUD! Bravo. This continues to be a great, great, wonderful week for me, the family, Alton, NH, THE COUNTRY and the World. I am so happy and proud. Having folks like Lisa and Andrew in Concord is so good for the 47% — which includes us.


Andrew Hosmer introduced Dr. Jill Biden when she visited Laconia, NH on October 26, 2012.

Andrew Hosmer with Jill Biden taken by Anura Guruge

Andrew Hosmer after he had done a great job introducing Dr. Jill Biden who captivated the gathering. Please refer to link above for another picture of Andrew at this event. Click to ENLARGE.


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Though I knew of his company, I only knew of Andrew’s opponent from what I had read in the media, as of the September primary race. I was amazed. For there to be so much smoke around him had to mean that something was smoldering. I was worried for Andrew. His opponent, in terms of signage and letters to the Laconia Daily Sun, seemed to be on a tear.

I had a brief, private chat with Andrew after the Jill Biden visit. He assured me that he was ‘looking good. Told me not to worry. But, I still worried. I counted signs on election day as I was in and around Gilford and Laconia doing my stuff for Obama. His opponent definitely won the sign contest. But, as with Obama, this election proved that signs means NADA. If anything it was those that had the least signs that won. I am so delighted. I had 4 Obama signs stolen. But, that is OK. Obama won. Romney lost. Same with Andrew. Andrew won. The signs lost.

I saw his opponents truck, emblazoned with the name of his company, illegally parked at the Gilford voting station. Yes, I have a picture of it — but I didn’t post it because I did not want to give his company any free publicity. To me seeing his truck illegally parked said it all. I wanted Andrew to win.

Andrew won. Life is good.

I can add another ‘I WON’ to my list. How great is that?

Election Day 2012 In New Hampshire (NH): Around Alton & Gilford


Anura Guruge, laughing, picture November 16, 2011.

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Well this person in Alton will have to now wait another 4 years. I guess God would appear to be ‘A-OK’ with ObamaCare.

Alton polling station at Prospect Mountain School around 10:45 am.

In general the Republicans had about 100 signs for each Democrat sign (that had not been stolen), but this little grouping of signs leading to the Alton voting station sure tried to make a stand.

An ultra pro-Obama truck at the Gilford polling station. Made my day. Bravo.

Signs at the Laconia/Gilford border.

Gilford voting station at the Middle School. This was in the afternoon. That is winner, Lisa DiMartino standing to the left of the bright blue sign that bears her name. [Just to the right of center.]